Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-18032

Description

This gourd-shaped basket has a loop placed at the apex of its conical lid. The basket is formed from coils of grass held in position with the wider wraps of straw or raffia.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
straw (plant material)
weaving
Straw
Woven
BASKET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

7 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2158